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Mariana Sanchez

Mariana Sanchez is an Emmy Award winner and has reported from more than 20 countries from around the world covering armed conflict, social and political affairs for 20 years. She is currently covering Mexico's drug war.

Americas

Colombian farmers demand reforms

Free trade agreements have been driving farmers out of business for years, and have now forced them to the streets.

Americas

'Carbon pirate' acquires Amazon resources

Impoverished Peruvian tribe struggles with land deal giving businessman access to territory in exchange for money.

Business & Economy

Cooking school lights up Peruvian shantytown

Institute gives poor youth a shot at their dreams as cuisine increasingly becomes a point of national pride.

Latin America

'Cloud catchers' aid parched Peruvians

Fabric nets condense fog, providing water for towns on Peru's arid Pacific coast.

Latin America

Peru's 'contrabandits' smuggle for survival

The country's authorities believe nearly 100,000 people are involved in an illicit cross-border trade worth $5bn a year.

Poverty & Development

Peru's boat ride to better life

Children make perilous journeys daily to attend school on island in one of the world's highest navigable lakes.

Americas

Drug gangs wage war for Acapulco

Violence spiralling in the port city of Acapulco after the top boss of a major drug cartel was killed by Mexican soldiers.

Politics

Desertions sap Farc morale

Colombian rebels come under pressure as disillusioned fighters quit the group.

Latin America

Peru's legacy of conflict

Al Jazeera visits an Andean village struggling with effects of past wars.

Latin America

Peru's legacy of conflict

Al Jazeera visits an Andean village struggling with effects of past wars.

US & Canada

Cuba set to get new leader

Following Fidel Castro's retirement, national assembly is to appoint new president.

Politics

Crime the issue in Guatemala

Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez on a country split on how to tackle rising violence.